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Ham Radio Horizons Magazine

Ham Radio Horizons magazine was a VHF and newcomer emphasis ham radio magazine from the late 1970s.



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Fifty-Watt Rig for the Beginner ... W8YFB ... 12 Protect Your Hamshack from Lightning ... W8FX ... 22 Nostalgla With A Vengeance ... W6HDM ... 28 There's A War On ... W6SAI .. 30 Two-Meter SSB and DX ... WB6NOA ... 36 Another Approach to Ham Radio ... WD8KQN ... 44 Your Guide to Ham Slang ... WA1KWJ ... 50 Antenna Matching at VHF ... W1SL ... 56
Topics: lightning, grounding, side band, antenna, vhf
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Three-Band Converter for Beginners ... W8YFB ... 12 SEANET Convention in Thailand ... N1RM ... 22 Robot Circuits Simplified ... W6HDM ... 30 Amateur Radio - Adventures for You and Me ... W1SL .. 34 Propagation Information You Can Use ... W2XQ ... 42 The Golden Years of Radio - Doerle Receivers ... W6SAI ... 50
Topics: propagation, history, converter
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DXing From A Deck Chair ... W0YBF ... 12 Radio Club - The Hampden County Radio Assocation ... K1BE ... 22 How to Handle TVI Complaints ... DA1TM & DA1KV ... 28 Dip Meters and How They're Used ... W1SL ... 34 How-To Guide for Public Relations ... WD0AKB ... 42 Fun on the Six-Meter Band ... W8FX ... 52
Topics: test equipment, 50 MHz, public relations
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The World of Radioteletype ... N1RM ... 12 Six-Meter Hilltopping Adventures ... N4BZ ... 24 Twin-Lead Trap for RFI ... WB9WWM ... 30 Survival Hints for Flea Markets Shoppers ... W8FX ... 34 Inexpensive Leakage Tester for Tubes ... WA1IAO ... 42 A Handy Guide to Your Rig's Controls ... W1SL ... 48
Topics: rtty, 50 MHz, rfi, test equipment, trap
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A Beginner's Receiver ... W8YFB ... 12 The LERC Radio Club and W6LS ... W6DDB ... 24 A Guide to VHF Propagation ... K2OVS ... 32 Calibrators and Calibrations ... W8FX ... 40 The Inexplicable Hieronymus Machine ... W1XU ... 46 Watts and More Watts ... G3LLL ... 50 Trail Ride to Lost River ... N5KR ... 56
Topics: hombrew, receiver, propagation
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Antennas for the High-Frequency Amateur Bands ... W1HR ... 12 Towers - Up and Down ... K1XX ... 22 VHF Antennas ... W1SL ... 28 The G5RV Antenna ... W2EUQ ... 36 CQ Field Day ... WA1ABX/K1RX & K1XX ... 38 DXing the TV Broadcast Band ... WB2AYA ... 46 The Wavemeter - Versatile Test Instrument ... W1KLK ... 52 Working DX - Long Path, Short Path ... W9KNI ... 60 Before Spark ... WA7YUA ... 66
Topics: tower, propagation, vhf, hf, antenna, test equipment
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The QRP World ... WB8TCC & WA6ABD ... 12 Vertical Antennas You Can Build ... W7KLU ... 18 Awards From Canada ... W3CRG ... 22 Shopping For Parts - In Japan ... N1RM ... 26 How to Build Your Own Equipment ... K2PMA ... 35 Code-Practice From Your Computer ... N5KR ... 42 1946 DX - The Way It Was ... W6AD ... 48
Topics: homebrew, antenna, low power, morse code, cw
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Drake Twins User's Report ... W1SL ... 12 Accessories For Your Hamshack ... W8FX ... 18 The Anglo-American Connection ... W1HEO & G3ZCA ... 26 Visit to ICOM's Home ... W8JJO ... 32 Hamming in the Pistachio Shalkdom ... WA1KWJ ... 38 A Ham of True Grit ... WB3IGG ...42 Equipment User's Survey No. 2 ... W1SL ... 46
Topics: antenna tuner, dummy load, history
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Radio Control of Models ... W2EUQ ... 12 A Two-Band Novice Receiver ... Thorpe ... 22 High-Frequency Antennas, Part 2 ... W1HR ... 26 Cutting the Cost of Amateur Radio ... W6ROL ... 33 Brass Pounding on Wheels ... W6QD ... 38 A Different Approach to Receiver Design ... WA5SNZ ... 42 The Strange World of Sunspots ... W6SAI ... 48 An Amateur's Workbench ... W2IMB ... 56 How to Build a Nicad Battery ... W5QNQ ... 62
Topics: receiver, hf, antenna, morse code, cw, propagation
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Thomas Edison and His Experiments ... WB6TCC & WA6ABD ... 14 A Beginner's 40/80 Meter Receiver, Part 2 ... W8YBF ... 26 Aluminum Whip for 40 Meters ... WA6JGX ... 34 Ham Behind The Microphone ... WN7TSY ... 38 Was My Ticket Worth the Struggle? ... WD9HBB ... 42 Guide to VHF Propagation, Part 2 ... K2OVS ... 48 1978 Sweepstakes Winners ... W1SL ... 60
Topics: receiver, propagation, history
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Windpower For Your Amateur Station ... WA1IAO ... 12 Propagation and The Ham Bands ... W6SAI ... 24 Amateur Radio In Safariland ... VQ4NSH ... 30 Use A Noise Bridge ... K6NY ... 38 The Press and I ... WB8QWP ... 42 Designing Your Own Station, Part 3 .... W8FX ... 44 Know Your Filter Circuits ... WA1TWT ... 50 A Simplex Three-Band Antenna .... W1HXU ... 56
Topics: design, theory, antenna, test equipment
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Working DX Over The Years ... W6NIF ...12 The Landlubber Radioman ... W6UYH ... 20 Reinartz, Cockaday, And The Super Trirdyn ... W9LC ... 26 Ham-Band Antenna From CB Parts ... W8FX ... 36 Contests You Can Join ... N6NB ...42 A Short-Wave Listener Starts A Rescue ... G4HFO ... 50 Two Loops Are Better Than One ... W1XU ... 54
Topics: citizens band, antenna, history
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Slow-Scan Television ... W2DD ... 12 A Better Code-Practice Oscillator ... W1KLK ... 20 Antennas for Limited Space ... K4IPV ... 26 Safety Tips for Radio Amateurs ... W1HEO ... 34 Amateur Station Accessories ... W2EUQ ... 38 Basic Oscilloscope Users ... WB0KTH ... 46 Questions About Linears ... W4ETO ... 54 Questions? And Answers! Part 3 ... W1SL ... 56
Topics: sstv, morse code, cw, oscilloscope, amplfier
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Repeaters for Your FM Signals ... W1XZ ... 12 DXpedition to Navassa ... W6OIG ... 20 The Landlubber Radioman, Part 2 ... W6UYH ... 24 Receiver S-Meters, and What They Do ... W8FX ... 30 Long-Wire Antennas ... W7CSD ... 42 Amateur Radio - A Cure for Stress ... WD6FJC ... 48 Greek Hams I've Vistited ... W3CRG ... 52
Topics: test equipment, hf, antenna
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Amateur Radio Afloat ... W6QKI ... 12 Keep In Touch With Ham Radio ... K3RXK ... 24 Low-Powered Transmitters ... W7OE ... 30 Some Antennas for Hams ... W6SAI ... 34 Electronics and Mechanics - A Comparison ... W4KOM ... 43 Introduce Your YL to Ham Radio ... WB3AIQ ... 46 Power Paranoia ... W1HEO ... 51 DX for the Dawn Patrol ... W9KNI ... 56 Decibels Explained ... James ... 64
Topics: sailing, antenna, decibel, theory
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An Oracle - Radio Astronomy ... W1HLV ... 12 A Plan For Morse Code ... W5ZPV ... 20 The Variable Frequency Oscillator ... W6SAI ... 26 Your Transmission Line ... W1HR ... 32 Taking The Mystery out of SSB, Part 3 ... W1SL .. 42 Instant Phone Patch ... W5QNQ ... 48 The Youngest Amateur ... W2EUQ ... 51 Simple Electronic Keyers ... WA5TRS ... 54 80-Meter Top Hat Vertical ... Smithson ... 62 HRH Interviews FCC's John Johnston, Part 3 ... W9JUV ... 66
Topics: radio astronomy, morse code, cw, coax, feedline, sideband
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Sailboat Racing and Amateur Radio ... WB6NOA ... 12 Salvaging Your Flea-Market Bargain ... K4IPV ... 20 Antenna Pointing for DXing ... N5KR ... 26 Beginner's 50-Watt Rig, Part 2 ... W8YFB ... 34 Designing Your Amateur Station ... W8FX ... 44 Practical Approach to Getting On the Air ... WB6AFT ... 50 Broadband Vertical Antenna ... WB0KTH ... 59 Keep A Station Notebook ... WB0ESQ ... 64
Topics: sailing, design, antenna, logbook
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HRH Interviews Dr. John Kraus, W8JK ... N1RM ... 12 1979 Equipment Roundup ... W1HR, W1SL & W1XU ... 22 Weathervane VHF Antenna ... W6DHZ & WB6QEZ ... 33 Repeaters and Privileges in DL Land ... WA4YRA ... 38 The Golden Years - The Comet Pro Receiver ... W6SAI ... 42 Write An Article ... W6NIF ... 48 Save Your Money ... K4SDS ... 54 Soldering Techniques and Tips ... W8FX ... 60
Topics: antenna, design, germany, history
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Solar Energy for Radio Communications ... W1SL ... 12 Fire Prevention in Your Ham Shack ... W1HR ... 24 The Night the Titanic Went Down ... W6SAI ... 34 The (Radio) Sorcerer's Apprentice ... WA1KWJ .... 38 One-Transistor 40-Meter Rig ... W6BLZ & K5GXR ... 42 Incident at Terlingua Creek ...WA5SNZ ... 36 Improved Two-Meter Quarter-Wave Antenna ... W5NIF ... 54 Questions? And Answers! Part 9 ... W1SL ... 58
Topics: solar, grounding, transistor, vhf, antenna
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HRH Interviews FCC's John Johnston ... W9JUV ... 14 Riding High With OSCAR Satellites ... K3RXK ... 18 The Not-So-Rocky Road from CB to Ham ... W2EUQ ... 24 The Golden Years of Radio - 1937 ... W6SAI ... 32 A Simple Audio Oscillator ... W1KLK ... 38 The Far Horizon - An Evening of DX ... W9KNI ... 46 Taking the Mystery out of SSB ... W1SL ... 54 Get On the Air on a Budget ... W1DTY ... 62 DX Propagation and Forecasting ... Aladdin ... 74
Topics: satellite, amsat, citizens band, oscillator, sideband
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Ham Radio and Citizen's Band as Communication Services ... WB2AYA ... 12 A Voice-Controlled Relay ... W7RXV ... 26 Ham Radio and Hospitals ... K4IPV ... 30 Become A Rare Station - At Home ... W4NXD ... 36 An Inexpensive Audio Amplifier ... WA1SNG ... 38 Some Advice for Beginners ... WB9OJA ... 42 They Always Come Back ... W7ZC ... 47 Questions? And Answers! Part 2 ... W1SL ... 52 Dummy Loads You Can Build ... W9YFB ... 60
Topics: citizens band, vox, op amp
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The International Amateur Radio Union - Who, When, and How ... W8FX ... 14 DXpedition to Isla del Coco ... TI9AEL ... 26 Take Your Hobby With You ... N6NB ... 30 Collinear Cross Antenna ... W1XU ... 40 A Low-Down VHF Operation ... WB6NOA ... 46 Rescue of a Castaway ... WA6SNZ ... 54 They Never Come Back ... K2VJ ... 62
Topics: iaru, vhf, antenna
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Hardware for Your Homebuilt Beams ... W1SL ... 12 The Beast of Seven Trails West ... W0ROF ... 20 A Very Short Antenna ... N1RM ... 24 Antenna Switching by Remote Control ... K1NYK ... 32 Vacation Memories, Logbook Style ... W9IWI ... 36 That Delta Loop Again ... G3LLL ... 42 An Early Wireless Station .... Douglas ... 50
Topics: homebrew, antenna, history
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Dawn of the Semiconductor Age ... WB9SDN ... 12 Communicating Through Amateur Satellites ... W1XU .. 20 NN3SI - Smithsonian Institution ... W3IK ... 28 Questions? And Answers! Part 5 ... W1SL ... 32 Old Radio Magazines ... K4KJ ... 38 War Surplus and Radio Amateurs ... W6SAI ... 50 An Inverted-V Collinear Antenna ... W6NIF ... 60 QSOs of the Future ... KG6JJN ... 66
Topics: satellite, amsat, semiconductor, antenna
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Happy Fliers - Helping People ... W6NIF ... 12 Missouri Smokeys Talk to the Public ... W0PEM ... 24 Radio Clubs - Suffolk County, New York ... WB2HJD ... 26 Phased Trap Vertical Antennas ... WA2FLN ... 30 Control Circuit Design ... W8GRG ... 34 Learning the Code as a Language ... W9JE ... 40 Questions? And Answers! ... W1SL ... 46 The Infinite Radio Spectrum ... K3RXK ... 54
Topics: aviation, police, antenna, design, morse code, cw
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The Birth of Oscar 8 ... K6PGZ & WA6CAX ... 12 Traffic Nets and Message Handling ... K9MX ... 20 Telegraph Keys, Old and New ... WB2IBE ... 28 A Beginner's 50-Watt Rig, Part 3 ... W8YFB ... 33 Better QSOs with Japanese Amateurs ... W8JJO ... 40 How To Be A Lid ... W5VSR ... 46 Mechanics of Raising Your Tower ... WB3DDM ... 50
Topics: satellite, amsat, morse code, cw, japan, tower
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Awards That Glitter ... W1XU ... 12 Your First Contact ... WB2AYA ... 21 Build A Wire Yagi ... W1HXU ... 26 A Power Supply for Your Projects ... W1KLK ... 30 Build an Equipment Enclosure ... WA2PVV ... 38 That Professional Appearance ... VE2GFN ... 42 Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors ... WA1TWT ... 46 Ionospheric Signal Focusing ... W5LFM ... 54 Questions? And Answers! Part 4 ... W1SL ... 60
Topics: power supply, homebrew, propagation, theory
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High-Frequency Antennas ... W1HR ... 12 Some Cures for High SWR ... K4IPV ... 20 Start An Amateur Club at School ... WB8TCC & WA6ABD ... 24 HRH Interviews Dr. O.G. Villard, W6QYT ... N1RM ... 30 Questions? And Answers! ... W1SL ... 36 Five-Meter Days ... W6SAI ... 44 A Funny Thing Happened Today ... N9YL ... 50 Inverted V Delta Loop ... G3LLL ... 54
Topics: hf, antenna, swr
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Introduction to Repeaters ... WA3VUP ... 12 The Secret Society ... W4NXD ... 24 Those Exam Questions?  And Answers! ... W1SL ... 27 Be Proud of Your Hamshack ... WB2HJD ... 32 Early Day Broadcasting ... W7CSD ... 34 Time Signals and Stations ... W2EUQ ... 42 Pass Your General Class Exam ... W1HEO ... 55 Starlight DX ... W9KNI ... 62 1977 Sweepstakes Winners ... W1NLB ... 70
Topics: repeater, test, broadcast, wwv, nist
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HRH Interviews FCC's John Johnston, Part 2 ... W9JUV ... 10 Two Watts on the "Island In the Sun" ... W1KLK ... 14 Exploring the 1750-Meter Band ... W2IMB ... 20 An Answer to the Portable Problem ... WA1QLI ... 24 Your Station From the Ground Up ... W2EUQ ... 28 How to Work a Contest ... W1GQO ... 38 Taking the Mystery out of SSB, Part 2 ... W1SL ... 42 Zero-Bandwidth SSB ... Karryer ... 48 The Call from Cedro Canyon ... W7ZC ... 50 Propagation of Radio Waves ... W9RX ... 68
Topics: vlf, grounding, sideband, propagation
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VHF DX and Hot Air Balloons ... WB6NOA ... 12 Oscillator Circuits You Can Understand ... W1SL ... 18 Our Own Radio Garage Sale ... Wilson ... 24 Beanpoles For Your Antennas ... WB3DBG ... 28 Ten Meters: A Great Band ... W8FX ... 32 The Electrothumb Affliction ... W0ROF ... 42 Earn College Credits For Amateur Radio Work ... W8DUV ... 46 Equipment Owner's Survey ... W1SL ... 57
Topics: oscillator, theory, vhf
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Ham Radio Horizons Magazine - Supplement 1977 Advertising supplement
Topics: books, manuals
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QSL Card Design ... W1HR ... 12 How to Collect QSL Cards ... W2XQ ... 22 Fundamentals of Foxhunting ... N9YL ... 28 Other Countries Please Stand By ... Staff ... 32 Bicentennial Competition Times Two ... K5EWJ & WB5NVH ... 36 Why Stick to CW? ... WA1KWJ ... 42 The Far Horizon - Contest Time ... W9KNI ... 50 Questions? And Answers! ... W1SL ... 56
Topics: rdf, morse code, cw, qsl card
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Designing Your Own Station, Part 2 .... W8FX ... 12 Better Vacations Through Amateur Radio ... K4QF ... 22 Radio-Controlled Flying Models ... WB3BKJ ... 26 A 1925 Amateur Station - 8GZ ... W7ZC ... 34 Build Your Own Mobile Whip ... W1OLP ... 42 Let's Talk Around the World ... Johnson ... 46 I Built it Myself! ... WB3BQO ... 50 Lightning Apathy ... WA5SNZ ... 52 Inexpensive Electronic Keyer ... WA0UZO ... 58
Topics: design, history, homebrew, grounding, lightning
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West Indies DX Adventure ... K1DG ... 12 Dipole Antennas ... W1HR ... 18 CBers Become Hams ... WB2HJD ... 28 Some Ideas for Learning the Code ... W6NIF ... 32 Guatemalan Earthquake - Amateur Communications Helps the Victims ... WB2FHN ... 36 Speak the "Ham" Language ... W1XU ... 42 Power Supply Basics ... K4IPV ... 50 Quetions? And Answers! Part 6 ... W1SL ... 58
Topics: citizens band, morse code, cw, power supply
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High-Frequency Mobile Operation ... W1EMV ... 12 Automotive Noise Problems ... W1XU & W1SL ... 20 Three Band Antenna ... W6HPH ... 30 HRH Interviews Dr. O.G. Villard, W6QYT ... N1RM ... 34 The Golden Years - Low Cost Ham Station ... W6SAI ... 40 Questions? And Answers! ... W1SL ... 46 Remember Your Theory With Mnemonics ... W6NIF ... 53 Traffic-Handler's Troubles ... VE3GFN ... 58
Topics: hf, rfi, history, theory